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Investors and managers refocus on implications of risk

Investors and managers refocus on implications of risk

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:26

For years hedge fund managers have been routinely describing their goal - indeed, their promise to investors - as achieving 'above-average risk-adjusted returns', and the industry has traditionally »

Offloading the risk management headache

Offloading the risk management headache

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:24

Up to around a decade ago, risk management solutions were extremely expensive and available only to the largest financial institutions such as central banks, pension funds and investment houses. »

Traumatic year turns focus to the fat tail

Traumatic year turns focus to the fat tail

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:19

After a traumatic year for alternative fund managers and their investors in 2008, the hedge fund industry is having to take risk measurement and management processes a great deal more seriously. »

Service providers see opportunities as industry grapples with downturn

Service providers see opportunities as industry grapples with downturn

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:17

The evident risk management failings laid bare by the hedge fund industry's troubled performance over the past year are opening up a wide range of opportunities for providers of systems and service »

Due diligence in a dangerous world

Due diligence in a dangerous world

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 16:14

Due diligence is a concept that has been around for a long time, but its profile has risen significantly over the past decade. »

Advent International acquires 30 per cent of central depository

Advent International acquires 30 per cent of central depository

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 13:23

Advent International, the global private equity firm, has acquired 30 per cent of CETIP - Balcao Organizado de Ativos e Derivativos, the largest central depository for private fixed-inc »

CFTC seeks comment on adjusted net capital proposal

CFTC seeks comment on adjusted net capital proposal

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 12:52

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved for publication in the Federal Register a proposal to amend requirements for minimum adjusted net capital for futures commission me »

SkyBridge Capital invests in WyeTree Asset Management

SkyBridge Capital invests in WyeTree Asset Management

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 12:50

SkyBridge Capital, which provides strategic capital to new and early-stage hedge funds, has committed to invest in WyeTree Asset Management, a London-based investment management firm fo »

Paul Knight appointed as chairman of UBS Canada

Paul Knight appointed as chairman of UBS Canada

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 07:06

UBS has appointed Paul Knight as chairman and chief executive of UBS Canada. »

SEC Compliance stresses importance of transparency

SEC Compliance stresses importance of transparency

Mon, 11/05/2009 - 07:03

SEC Compliance Consultants, a provider of compliance and operational due diligence reviews, has stressed the need for asset managers and investors to be on the same page regarding the n »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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